Thursday Morning Music News: Grammy nominations are out, Spotify apps are in and Beck and Charlotte get together again

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RIP producer and A&R man Don DeVito.

Entertainment Weekly runs down the Grammy nominations. Also: Have you heard this new band, Bon Iver?

Either way, the YouTube collage version of the “Bon Iver, Bon Iver” deluxe album is pretty cool.

The New York Times talks to Bret McKenzie of Flight of the Conchords about writing songs for the Muppets and more.

The blog Altered Zones had a good run, but it’s over.

Tony Rice readies tribute to Bill Monroe.

Say hello to Spotify apps.

Download a new Guided By Voices song.

NME says these are the 50 worst videos ever.

If you’re into Fugazi, you’re going to be really into this.

L.A. Weekly takes the Drinkify challenge — and lives to blog about it.

Why are so many corporations so into “indie”? Billboard ventures an answer.

Judgment Day draws near. The big year-end music lists begin. Paste, Q, PopMatters and Uncut (among many others) have weighed in.

At Onion AV Club, Aaron Dessner of the National interviews the War On Drugs.

Live For Films also lives for music, and picks its 10 favorite uses of well-known songs in films.

Kate Bush’s biggest fan is Big Boi.

RIP director provocateur (and the man behind the “Tommy” movie) Ken Russell.

Glen Hansard talks to World Cafe about the Dublin music scene.

Fine Champaign-based indie label Parasol Records folds.

Members of TV on the Radio, Oneida and Liturgy #occupythestudio for #occupywallstreet.

Aquarium Drunkard gets into the seasonal spirit with a download of the Beatles Christmas Singles Club, 1963-1969.

Behold the most terrifying infographic ever.

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